Secondhand. Very good condition. Small mark on preface and title pages.
This is a facsimile edition of the original, published in 1897. This edition was commissioned by Kookynie Resources and published by Hesperian Press.
This book contains a unique collection of photographs, sketches and descriptions of an important period of rapid development in the history of Western Australia, immediately after the first significant gold discoveries. It provides a vivid description of many coastal and inland towns and people of the period and, in particular, graphically illustrates the hardships endured by those who pioneered settlement and development at the time. (Foreword)